CONDES STOPS ALFANTE IN PARAÑAQUE
Mon, 17 Mar 2014
Former IBF minimumweight champion Florante Condes scored his second straight win after being away from the ring for one year with a seventh round knockout win against Cris Alfante in a fight held Saturday in Parañaque City.
Promoter Aljoe Jaro informed philboxing that Alfante had a early lead in the fight but Condes remained patient. In the third, Condes landed with his right jab and left straight and hurt Alfante. In the 4th, Alfante fought back and a clash of heads inflicted a cut on Condes' left eye. The fight was on the verge of being stopped as blood continued to flow from the cut after another head butt as ring physician Dr. Marius Sing reexamined the cut.
Jaro said that Condes wanted to continue and vowed to stop his foe in the 7th which he did with a straight left and referee Bruce McTavish signalled the end of the contest. Condes will go up the rankings with the IBF Pan Pacific regional belt in his hands.
The 33 year old Condes goes up to 27W-8L-1D, 23KO’s while Alfante drops to 10W-2L, 3KO’s.
Last January, Condes won by first round TKO against Charlie Cabilla. He had a brief reign as IBF champ in 2007 when he dethroned Muhamad Rachman by split decision but he lost also by split decision in his first defense to Raul Garcia of Mexico.
Jaro also stated they will target next IBO/WBA minumweight champ Hekkie Budler of South Africa, who beat Condes by decision in 2012 and IBF champ Katsunari Takayama of Japan.
Click here to view a list of other articles written by .
Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:
|LUCAS 'LA MAQUINA' MATTHYSSE AND MERCITO 'NO MERCY' GESTA SANTA MONICA PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES|
By , Wed, 13 Dec 2017IT’S DOWN TO THE FINAL 16 IN DOHA
By Ted Lerner, WPS Media Officer, Wed, 13 Dec 2017Undefeated Featherweight Prospect Efren Chico Lopez Returns to the Ring This Friday in Lancaster, CA, Robert Guerrero to Guide Corner
By , Wed, 13 Dec 2017CORCORAN'S CAMP ACCUSES HORN OF USING HEADBUTT, INTENDS TO REPEAT ROUND NINE OF PACQUIAO FIGHT
By Maloney L. Samaco, Wed, 13 Dec 2017The Past Week in Action 12 December 2017 -- Part II
By Eric Armit, Wed, 13 Dec 2017The Past Week in Action 12 December 2017 -- Part I
By Eric Armit, Wed, 13 Dec 2017ERGASHEV VS FREDRICKSON SET FOR JAN 12 ON SHOBOX
By , Wed, 13 Dec 2017SHOWTIME Sports To Live Stream Katie Taylor vs. Jessica McCaskill Women's World Title Fight Tomorrow At 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT
By , Wed, 13 Dec 20172017 National Golden Gloves champion Poindexter Knight, Jr. wins his Pro debut (Video)
By , Wed, 13 Dec 2017Shouldn’t Rigo be heading back to Havana?
By Recah Trinidad, Tue, 12 Dec 2017IT’S ALL BUSINESS FROM HERE ON IN
By Ted Lerner, WPS Media Officer, Tue, 12 Dec 2017NBA -- Bulls gore Irving-less Celtics, 108-85
By Andrew Schroeder, Tue, 12 Dec 2017Nelson Villanueva tied for first in Singapore chess tourney
By Marlon Bernardino, Tue, 12 Dec 2017SAUNDERS VS. LEMIEUX MEDIA CONFERENCE CALLTRANSCRIPT FROM DEC. 11, 2017
By , Tue, 12 Dec 2017ALA Promotions signs Fil-Japanese amateur champion Go Hosaka
By , Tue, 12 Dec 2017Prince Ranch Boxing Signs Two More Mexican Fighters to Sugar Promotions
By , Tue, 12 Dec 2017PACQUIAO'S HANDLERS NEGOTIATING WITH MCGREGOR, BUT ARUM SAYS IT'S A NONSENSE
By Maloney L. Samaco, Tue, 12 Dec 2017UFC's Brendan Schaub Says Pacquiao Would Whoop McGregor Worse Than Mayweather
By , Tue, 12 Dec 2017RIZIN Fighting Federation World Grand Prix 2017 action to close 2017 MMA season
By , Tue, 12 Dec 201731st annual Ring 8 Holiday Event & Awards Ceremony: REVIEW & PICTURES
By , Tue, 12 Dec 2017Vito Mielnicki, Jr wins United States Junior National Championship in Salt Lake City, Utah
By , Tue, 12 Dec 2017FILLER STEAMROLLS INTO THE KNOCKOUT ROUNDS
By , Mon, 11 Dec 2017RESULTS FROM THE BATTLE AT GUANGZHOU
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Mon, 11 Dec 2017MARCH 10: A NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS IN HONOUR OF A CHAMPION
By , Mon, 11 Dec 2017